47 books — 22 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “9226 Kercheval: The Storefront that Did Not Burn, With a New Preface” as Want to Read:
9226 Kercheval: The Storefront that Did Not Burn, With a New Preface
In honor of the thirtieth anniversary of its first publication, we are happy to reissue Nancy Milio's 9226 Kercheval, a groundbreaking book which analyzes the success of the Mom and Tots Center in urban Detroit in the late 1960s. At the time of its first publication, Robert Coles called the book "rare and extremely important" and remarked, "I can only hope that all those c ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 5th 2000 by UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN REGIONAL
(first published 1970)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
A compelling recollection of the '60s in Detroit, when a riot proved no match for people of good will who came together to make things better. If you don't quite know what "community organizing" is, read this book. If you believe in better angels, you'll find them here--and you'll find out how tough they are.